I’ve been a Life Coach for two and a half years now and the journey has been nothing short of amazing. It started out with just a few internet articles, a self-help book and the burning desire to make a difference in people’s lives. I wanted to be the reason for their greatness, as selfish as it sounds. It all started with a book called “The Power of Focus”, a self-help workbook that asked me to write just as much as I read. Exercise after exercise, it asked me to be clear with what I wanted to do in life before...

Source/s: International Coach Federation www.coachfederation.org In a popular reality TV talk show, the advice of a putative “life coach” was sought on certain issues affecting parties in dispute….In church, a spiritual leader was referred to by the congregation as “coach”….In the corporate, a subject matter expert (SME) was regarded as “coach” by his colleagues. Coaching, as a profession, is flourishing globally with the ubiquitous training companies offering courses on how to become a coach. But what does it really take to become a true-blue, honest-to-goodness “COACH”? What skills do coaches have to possess or what kind of training does a person...

*Anna is a newly promoted sales manager in a corporation, with a formidable task of managing people, hitting quotas and proving herself to her boss. She’s a damsel in distress, striving to keep afloat in her new role. *John faces several options on his post-retirement plans. *James struggles with finding the right motivation to lose unwanted weight. The opportunities are endless, the situations vary. But there is an intervention that has been proven to work in all these. Coaching. Whatever situation you may be into, or wherever you are coming from or headed to, there is a type of coaching that’s right for you. If...

By The International Coach Federation The first worldwide survey of coaching clients reveals coaching generates a solid return on investment for clients and creates positive changes in client goal areas for both individuals and companies. The International Coach Federation (ICF), the landmark of coaching worldwide, released the results of its first ever Global Coaching Client Study. The study reveals coaching generates a solid return on investment for clients, besides positively impacting individual and business goals. The coaching client survey was fully participated by individuals from different continents namely, North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. The results reveal the...